An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for ... See full summary »
A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his ... See full summary »
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The third installment in the series of films that began with 2000's MVP: Most Valuable Primate finds the athletically inclined chimp Jack taking to the slopes. After hooking up with some ... See full summary »
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MVP 2 opens with the lovable Jack being ousted from his hockey team, the Seattle Simians, and having to hit the road after being falsely accused of league misconduct. Jack ends up in the ... See full summary »
After "The End" is displayed you can hear some barking from Buddy. Additional scenes with the World cup players then start at the beginning of the credits. These scenes are a continuation of the film and are basically the followup from Scurry's line about how they should play some time. See more »
Harvesting what is, by now, very fallow land, the makers of Air Bud turn to football in a cynical attempt to squeeze even more kiddie-bucks out of a franchise that really never should have prospered in the first place. By now, the movies were going straight to video which, hopefully, suggests that Bud will very soon be paying Rin Tin Tin and Lassie a visit in the Hollywood home for unprofitable dogs.
Sport plays a secondary role in this episode, as the so-called plot concentrates on Josh's ham-fisted attempts to woo Emma, a football-playing English girl (who, incidentally, could easily pass for 21, while Zegers can still pass for a pre-adolescent 14-year-old).
I can't help feeling that any boys suckered into watching what they might be forgiven for believing is predominantly a sports-related movie, will feel particularly cheated when they find themselves sitting through a cloyingly sentimental teen-romance flick. In fact, many of the pre/early teens at which this movie is aimed will be disappointed: the romance will bore the younger viewers, while the childlike humour will turn off the teenagers. Poor direction, which fails to generate any kind of excitement, merely serves to compound the shortcomings. Avoid (unless you're a very undemanding 10-year-old).
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